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Royal Armouries Museum

Age of the knight workshop

Handle armour and weapons

Inspired by one of the world’s greatest collections of medieval arms and armour, your students will explore the world of warfare in the age of chivalry.

Students will engage with our extensive handling collection of arms and armour from thee key historical battles; Hastings, Agincourt and Bosworth.

‘Bolt on’ activities, available with an introductory workshop, choose from:

Curriculum focus:

History (Medieval Britain, Hastings, 100 Years War, War of the Roses)

Gallery links:

War (Medieval)

Cost per pupil:

£3.50 + £1.50 per ‘bolt-on’ per student


45 mins per activity

Related documents

Teacher’s resources for Age of the Knight workshop (zip, 24 MB)

Contact us if you require documents in an alternative format.